12 or 13 days ago Anton Corbijn‘s blog about the making of The American revealed that the film did some “late stage” extra shooting in Abruzzo, Italy (presumably within the last few weeks) and that this final phase introduced a new character played by veteran Belgian actor Johan Leysen. “It was a wonderful experience and Johan’s work in the film will be the icing on the cake,” Corbijn writes. Last-minute shooting with a brand new character? Hmmm.